updated 04:50 pm EST, Mon October 28, 2002
The US server market continued to show signs of recovery with a in the third quarter of 2002, while the worldwide market share grew by 3.1 percent, according to preliminary statistics by Dataquest. Apple showed a 273% market growth over the third quarter of 2001 with a total of 5,700 units shippped in the US. (The Xserve began shipping early in the quarter.) Apple was No. 4 in the US server market with 1.2 percent marketshare behind Dell (26.3%), HP (25.9%), IBM (11.7%), and Sun (6.9%).